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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Google China’s Related Searches

This is ironic. Search for epoch in, and Google will not display as they do on; however, below Google’s censorship disclaimer, you will find a set of “related searches”... including “epoch times”. Clicking on “epoch times” leads to another censored search result, but you can see the “clash of algorithms"; one trying to suppress information, the other trying to help you find more. (And yes, you can reproduce similar stuff using Chinese queries, not English ones as in this example.)

Here’s another noteworthy one when searching for communism...:

[chinese communism - communism sucks - anti communism - etc.]

[Thanks A.!]


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